your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by Domm » Sun May 28, 2017 11:22 am

I didn't dig the black fountain. cool but not my thing. dm2 waza is my personal fave under 150

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by CorporateDisguise » Tue May 30, 2017 4:22 am

Maybe an Aqua Puss or Echo Puss by way huge? The Echo Puss only has 600ms but has modulation, a blend and a tone control. I've not played it, but I have played a Supa Puss that I thought was awesome.

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by Arthon » Tue May 30, 2017 12:14 pm

I have tried a few, and the MXR Carbon Copy is still my favorite for a good sounding - not expansive - easy to use analog delay. If you find the modulation to low, there are two internal pots that can augment the modulation level and sound.

The bright version is great in band situation when you dont want to get buried in the mix. The modulation on it stand out more. At end, because it sound so good with my fuzz, I decided to keep the original one.
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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by brucer » Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:52 pm

Harmoncj wrote:might as well make that a boss dm-2w for the stated price range
Sorry for the shameless promotion, but I've got my minty DM-2W up on eBay right now. I'll pull it and sell it to you for $100 USD plus shipping if you like. Really great delay. Only selling it because I built a compact Deluxe Memory Man clone that took it's spot on my pedalboard. PM if interested.
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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by 017493816 » Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:19 pm

I just ordered an Ibanez ES2 echo shifter! Will post thoughts when it arrives but it seems to be a great delay for the money from the demos I've heard.

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by bubba899 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:12 pm

I'm a big fan of the seymour duncan vapor trail. Had no expectations that it'd be good, but it's essentially a carbon copy, lovely dark repeats with super crazy oscilation, but with better mod controls and a flashing LED for tempo matching. Also has a TRS insert so you can use it as outboard gear for recording. Lovely thing and somewhat overlooked.
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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:22 am

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Sat May 27, 2017 7:35 am
behringer vintage time machine..... im sorry.
Hey McSleazy!

Are you sorry about it being a Behringer - so a rather cheap, non boutique pedal that's putting all the others in the pocket?
I'm looking for a more Echo-like pedal instead of my DD-7 (which is way too sterile for me) - and there is a B-VTM on an used-platform in my area for only 45 Bucks. What is speaking for/what against it? Have you ever had the chance to compare it to the EHX? PM or comment - could be interesting for others too! ;)


For all you others: Ibanez DE-7!!
Got mine for 35 or 40€ - 10 years ago. Still play it! Also love it with a LF-7 (lofi) in front for garage-esque vocals! No need to spend a fortune on a copper/carbonphone!

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:42 am

Best DOD bargain would be the FX96 if you can find one. Same chip as the Boss DM-2 for a fraction of the price usually. Otherwise, plus ones on the AD-9 or DM-2w if they're within your budget.

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by Jazzmastervsjaguar » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:41 am

I’ve owned a boss dm-3 for years and love it. Some say it’s brighter than the dm-2 and that’s why they dislike them. To me it’s what I love about it. Plus they can be had under $150 all the day long. But I’m a sucker for boss stuff over boutiques.

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by FightingPlankton » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:21 am

s_mcsleazy wrote:
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behringer vintage time machine..... im sorry.
Not going to lie... I actually prefer the vtm to the DMM. It has a nice dark tone I love. The only reason mine isn't on my board is its size. It's just too big.
I also dig the demos I've seen for the echoshifter. It's on my list of pedals to buy.
I think delay is a lot like dirt pedals, everyone has their own idea of perfect.
if you feel like doing some soldering and a rehouse, pick up the Dano mini blt slap back echo. You can replace a resistor with a pot to get some decent analog sounding delay. Uses same chip as malekko, kilobyte and many other "analog voiced" pedals.
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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by Telliot » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:00 pm

Boss DM-2w :-*
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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by ElephantDNA » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:03 pm

Maxon, ibanez, or dm2 seems to be what youre looking for. Potentialy malekko 616. Havent touched the behringer but that seems fine also. I also like tech 21 DLA as a no frills "analog" like delay. But you cant go wrong with maxon.

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by cestlamort » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:00 am

The ibanez ad-mini would be worth checking out, too. Sounds good, definitely in the ibanez/maxon family. You could also add in the mini chorus used and come close to your budget.
The boss dm2-w I tried was really cool, but it has some unwelcome noise on the repeats, kind of "fuzz on the needle" sounding.

Keep an eye out for an old ibanez or Yamaha rack, too, as they sometimes pop up a bit over that range.

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by Singlebladepickup » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:04 pm

what's the difference between Maxon Ad-90 pro and Ad-999, besides longer delay time in the 999?

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Re: your favorite sub-$150 analog delay/echo

Post by MayTheFuzzBeWithYou » Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:25 am

FightingPlankton wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:21 am
s_mcsleazy wrote:
Sat May 27, 2017 7:35 am
behringer vintage time machine..... im sorry.
Not going to lie... I actually prefer the vtm to the DMM. It has a nice dark tone I love. The only reason mine isn't on my board is its size. It's just too big.
I also dig the demos I've seen for the echoshifter.
Sadly the VTM is already gone. If it ever pops up again in my area I've to be quicker! But good news: a Boss RE20 is on it's way to me - got it for 92€ So basically half of the usual price! Let's see if it it's worth it's name and can compete with a (my) real Roland 201 Space Echo!

The Ibanez Echoshifter always looked (aesthetically) and sounded great to me (in demos) but I never tried it in person!

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